Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Saturday, July 20

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Eric Zorn, a man who never met Alicia Frantz in person, has written a beautiful column dedicated to her. GB staffer Jes Davis also wrote a moving post as did Shylo Bisnett, Ken Meier, Paul McAleer, Naz Hamid, Jessica, Archie FlorCruz, the Michalik Funeral Home's blog entry, Avoision, Lacey, Bill, Kevin, Cinnamon, annahplanet, klink_klank, Tense Forms, Paul McCann, Andrew Huff, Wendy McClure and many others. If you'd like your link included in this, email it to

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